Cat overgrooming is when your feline friend excessively licks or bites its fur, often leading to bald patches.
The underlying reasons for overgrooming, which may include stress, allergies, or underlying health issues.
A thorough examination by a veterinarian is crucial to rule out any medical conditions contributing to overgrooming.
A calming environment for your cat. Use pheromone diffusers and interactive toys to reduce stress.
Identify and eliminate potential allergens in your cat's environment. Consult with your vet for allergy testing if needed.
Provide alternative outlets for grooming behavior, such as grooming brushes and mats.
In severe cases, your vet may recommend medications or behavioral therapy to address overgrooming.